Coupe sur pied 'lança' en porcelaine bleu blanc Marque en cachet et époque Qianlong | 清乾隆 青花纏枝蓮紋梵文高足盃 《大清乾隆年製》款 | A blue and white 'lança' stem bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong
6,000 - 8,000 EUR
Collection Particulière du Sud-Ouest de la France | 法國私人收藏
6,000 - 8,000 EUR
Collection Particulière du Sud-Ouest de la France
Coupe sur pied 'lança' en porcelaine bleu blanc Marque en cachet et époque Qianlong
A blue and white 'lança' stem bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong
à bords évasés, reposant sur un haut pied, l'extérieur peint de lotus dans des rinceaux encadrant des caractères lança, marque sigillaire à six caractères en bleu à l'intérieur du pied
Diam. 14,5 cm, 5⅝ in.
直徑 14.5 公分， 5⅝英寸
The mouth rim has been slightly polished. There is a ca. 1 cm hairline crack running vertically from the mouth rim to the inside, with a 0,7 cm minute chip to the edge of the mouth rim and with a minute glaze pull to the foot. Some light crackles in the glaze are visible inside, around the rim.
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Acquired by the grandmother of the present owner, Mrs Romenij-Rooseboom (1868 - 1953), while she was living in Asia, thence by family descent.
This stem-bowl embodies the Qianlong emperor’s patronage of Buddhism. The Emperor's devotion to Tibetan Buddhism directed the production of many sophisticated artifacts referencing a variety sacred ritual objects. The present vessel appears to have been inspired by the metal butter lamp, a popular ritual item of Tibetan Buddhism symbolizing the wisdom of the awakened mind.
Compare a stem bowl of similar size sold in our New York rooms, 21st March 2018. For a smaller version of these vessels, see an example in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, published in Illustrated Catalogue of Ch’ing Dynasty Porcelain in the National Palace Museum. Republic of China. Ch’ien-lung Ware and Other Wares, vol. 2, Tokyo, 1981, pl. 13. Compare also pair sold in our Hong Kong rooms 8th October 2013, lot 3020.
Mrs Romenij-Rooseboom (1868 - 1953) was the niece of Mr. W Rooseboom (1899-1904), the Governor General of the Dutch East Indies (1899 – 1904). She was an accomplished painter and among the first female students to be admitted to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in the Hague.